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Cow Killer Velvet Ant - Dasymutilla occidentalis - male

Cow Killer Velvet Ant - Dasymutilla occidentalis - Male
Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia, USA
July 31, 2011
Male of species Dasymutilla occidentalis - Cow Killer
Located in a sunny clearing in large shrubs near wetland and mixed woods.

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Cow Killer Velvet Ant - Dasymutilla occidentalis - male Cow Killer Velvet Ant - Dasymutilla occidentalis - male Cow Killer Velvet Ant - Dasymutilla occidentalis - male

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Great photo!
Great photo!

 
and...
I was very happy to see (the wing-less) female(s) earlier this month: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbinv/5898813198/

 
Me too.
I saw one during the last week of July. I ran for my camera but was too late to shoot it. It moved pretty fast and went into the
weeds.

Looks similar to:
Male of species Dasymutilla occidentalis - Cow Killer:

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